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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Malkin House Farm, Brow Lane, Holmfirth

Offers in Region of £515,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedroom character property
  • Approx 3.76 acres
  • Stables, garage and outbuildings
  • Stunning rural location
  • Exposed beams, mullioned windows and feature fireplaces
  • Farmhouse kitchen and two reception rooms
  • Views over Holmfirth
  • Energy rating 25 (Band F)

Full description

Malkin House Farm is situated in a historic farming hamlet less than a mile from the centre of Holmfirth, enjoying spectacular views over the town and having the benefit of approximately 3.76 acres of land and stables. The property offers spacious four bedroom accommodation with many original features including exposed beams and mullioned windows. It comprises: entrance porch, hall, lounge, dining / sitting room, study, farmhouse kitchen, utility, shower room / wc, landing, four double bedrooms, bathroom, en-suite and conservatory. Externally there is a garden to the side and rear of the house with parking, garage, outbuildings, stable block, veg plot and the grazing land across the lane from the house. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate all that the property has to offer.

About Malkin House Farm - Malkin House is an old farming hamlet made up of a cluster of farm cottages on the hills above Holmfirth. These days the hamlet is made up of five houses we believe that the property which we are marketing was probably two cottages historically. It is accessed down a short unmade lane from Brow Lane.

It is believed to date back over 200 years but its actual age is not certain. Our clients have occupied the property for just short of 20 years maintaining its character and adding a modern stable block on the land.

We are informed that the property is connected to mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a septic tank and heating is provided by an LPG fired central heating system. The property is double glazed throughout with hardwood windows to the front and uPVC windows to the rear.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Porch - With solid wooden stable door to the front and windows to either side. The threshold is stone flagged with a single step up into the main hall which features wooden floorboards, central heating radiator and a staircase to the first floor.

Dining / Sitting - 18'5" x 10'10" (5.61m x 3.30m) - A good sized and flexible room which is used as both a dining and sitting room. It features windows to the front with exposed stone mullion enjoying the views, chimney breast with stone fireplace, solid fuel burning stove, exposed beams to the ceiling and central heating radiator. The dining room is open plan to the study and also features double doors to the lounge.

Study - 7'1" x 5'10" (2.16m x 1.78m) - With exposed wooden floorboards and featuring a range of built in furniture including desk, drawers and shelving.

Lounge - 18'5" x 13'9" (5.61m x 4.19m) - Another well-proportioned room which features a window seat and mullioned window to the front enjoying the views, exposed beams to the boarded ceiling, stable door to the front, chimney breast with exposed stone fireplace feature Yorkshire range and stone hearth, central heating radiator. A useful pantry / cellar is located off the lounge. It features stone shelving and a small window to the side.

Lobby - With recessed cupboard under the stairs and recessed pantry cupboard. Connecting the dining room and kitchen.

Dining Kitchen - 17'8" x 10'7" (5.38m x 3.23m) - A farmhouse style kitchen which features a range of oak faced base units and wall cupboards with granite worksurfaces, integrated dishwasher, 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, Aga range cooker set into a recessed stone fireplace, exposed beams to the ceiling, tiled floor and a window to the front with built in bench seat, exposed mullion and views to the front.

Utility - 8'10" x 12'11" (5'2") (2.69m x 3.94m ( 1.57m) - A wedge shaped room which is a perfect boot room and everyday entrance hall. It features 2 windows to the side, entrance door, ceramic sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, quarry tiled floor and exposed stonework to one wall.

Shower Room / Wc - 7'4" x 6'7" (2.24m x 2.01m) - With three piece suite comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and shower cubicle, partly tiled walls, obscure glazed window to the side and wooden floorboards.

First Floor -

Landing - Stairs lead to the first floor landing which features a tiled floor and door to the conservatory.

Conservatory - 17'2" x 6'8" (5.23m x 2.03m) - With windows and doors overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 1 - 14'6" x 11'1" (4.42m x 3.38m) - A double bedroom with exposed wooden floorboards, window to the front, central heating radiator and access to the loft via a retractable ladder.

En-Suite - 7'4" x 3'10" (2.24m x 1.17m) - With modern three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and shower cubicle, partly tiled walls, window to the front and inset spotlights to the ceiling.

Bedroom 2 - 10'6" x 10'1" (3.20m x 3.07m) - A double bedroom with window to the front, exposed beams to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 14'1" x 8'5" (4.29m x 2.57m) - A double bedroom with two windows to the front with stone sills and exposed wooden lintels enjoying the views, exposed beams to the high angled ceiling, exposed wooden floorboards, recessed cupboard and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 10'6" x 9'3" (3.20m x 2.82m) - Another double bedroom with window to the rear, exposed wooden floorboards, exposed beam to the high angled ceiling and central heating radiator.

Bathroom - 7'9" x 7'7" (2.36m x 2.31m) - With three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and cast iron roll top bath with mixer tap, obscure glazed window to the rear, exposed floorboards and central heating radiator.

Outside - The property is accessed down an unmade track from Brow Lane. The house and its gardens being on the upper side of this lane with the fields, stables and garage located on the lower side.

Gardens - There is a small garden area to the front of the property. To the rear is a larger enclosed garden arranged over different levels with lawn and decked seating area. This extends around the side of the house where the LGP gas tank is located and concealed from view.

Garage - 16'4" x 9'7" (4.98m x 2.92m) - A detached single garage with up and over door to the front, electric light and power supply and personal access door to the rear. In front of the garage there is a driveway parking area for 2 vehicles. There are two further store rooms adjoining the garage used as wood and feed stores.

Stables - 28'2" x 13' (8.59m x 3.96m) - A purpose built stable block with three loose boxes.

Land - The land has a gateway with concrete driveway providing additional parking for a horse box etc. This leads down to the stables. The land slopes down the hill and wraps around the adjacent property. There is a further gate to the lower side, in front of the house. Part of this land is now used as a vegetable plot and features a greenhouse. The land is divided into two paddocks and amounts to approximately 3.76 acres.

Viewing - By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.

Location - From the centre of Holmfirth, turn off Hollowgate onto Rotcher Road (by Oscars Caf & Wine Bar). Head up this road then turn right onto Cemetery Road, continue along this road for approximately half a mile, it becomes Brow Lane. Malkin House Farm will be found on the right hand side.

Site Plan - Please note this plan is for identification purposes only and is not to scale.

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